Just like your favourite video streaming apps, main gaming subscription providers Xbox Game Pass and PlayStation Plus add—and take away—new content material every month.
In August, PlayStation’s just lately revamped PlayStation Plus providers have a couple of marquee additions, amongst them a lineup of Yakuza video games. Yakuza: Like A Dragon is without doubt one of the free video games obtainable for all PS Plus members, with Yakuza 0, Yakuza Kiwamiand Yakuza Kiwami 2 additionally obtainable to PS Plus Extra and Premium members. All of the opposite free video games for the month can be found to all PS Plus members, together with Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 & 2 remakes and the horror-themed platformer Little Nightmares.
As for Xbox gamers, the Games with Gold freebies embody indie standouts Calico and ScourgeBringer for Xbox One and Xbox X/S, in addition to the Xbox 360 traditional Saints Row 2 through backward compatibility—which means you may play utilizing the Series X/S’s graphical enhancements, like elevated framerates.
Xbox (and PC) gamers can even look ahead to sampling a couple of new day-one recreation releases totally free by means of Game Pass, such because the highly-anticipated FMV journey recreation Immortality and the college administration sim Two Point Campus, amongst others. While there’s heaps to play on Xbox and PC this month. we must also word that the beloved hack-and-slash roguelite Hades is leaving Game Pass on Aug. 16—so give it a whirl in the event you’ve been holding off.
And there’s extra. Here’s every little thing coming to and leaving PlayStation and Xbox’s subscription providers in August.
What’s new on PS Plus in August 2022
PS Plus month-to-month free video games (PS Plus Essentials, PS Plus Extra, and PS Plus Premium)
- Yakuza: Like a Dragon (PS4, PS5), obtainable Aug. 1–Sept. 6
- Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 remakes (PS4, PS5), obtainable Aug. 1–Sept. 6
- Little Nightmares (PS4), obtainable Aug. 1–Sept. 6
New PS Plus PS4 and PS5 Game Catalog addons (PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium)
- Yakuza 0 (PS4), availability TBA
- Yakuza Kiwami (PS4), availability TBA
- Yakuza Kiwami 2 (PS4), availability TBA
Note: More as-yet-unannounced video games are anticipated to be added to the PS4 and PS5 Game Catalog on Aug. 10.
New PS Plus Classics Games (PS Plus Premium solely)
No new PS Plus Classics video games have been introduced for August 2022 as of but.
What’s lleaving PS Plus in August 2022
Leaving PS Plus Monthly free video games
- Arcadegeddon (PS4, PS5), leaving Aug. 1
- Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time (PS4), leaving Aug. 1
- The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan (PS4), leaving Aug. 1
Leaving PS Plus Game Catalog
- Killzone Shadow Fall Interceptt (PS4), leaving Aug. 11
- NBA 2K22 (PS5, PS4), leaving Aug. 31
- WRC 10 (PS5, PS4), leaving Aug. 31
What’s new on Xbox Gamepass and Games with Gold in August 2022
Xbox Games With Gold
- Calico (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One), obtainable Aug. 1–Aug. 31
- ScourgeBringer (Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One), obtainable Aug. 16–Sept. 15
- Saint’s Row 2 (through backward compatibility), obtainable Aug. 1–Sept. 15
- Monaco: What’s Yours is Mine (through backward compatibility), obtainable Aug. 16–Aug. 31
Xbox Game Pass (Console and PC):
- Turbo Golf Racing (Console, PC), obtainable Aug. 4
- Two Point Campus (Console, PC), obtainable Aug. 9
- Midnight Fight Express (Console, PC), obtainable Aug. 23
- Immortality (Console, PC), obtainable Aug 30
What’s leaving Xbox Game Pass and Games With Gold in August 2022
Leaving Games With Gold
- Beasts of Maravilla Island, leaving Aug. 1
- Torchlight, leaving Aug. 1
- Relicta, leaving Aug. 15
Leaving Game Pass